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Leahy Announces Expansion of Charitable Deductions of Food Donations

Joined by local advocates to end hunger and food insecurity, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington that a provision incentivizing donations of surplus food to local food pantries was recently signed into law, helping efforts to cut back on food waste and supporting communities help those in need […]
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Thank you for a great gleaning season

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Today’s blog is a thank you letter, written by Genna Williams, Vermont Foodbank’s gleaning and community outreach coordinator. It was a great gleaning season, and we have many people to thank for our success in sharing fresh, local produce with our neighbors in need.  As the ground begins to freeze, the Vermont Foodbank would like […]
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VSECU Helps Provide Produce Before the Holiday

At a holiday produce drop today at North Barre Manor, the Vermont Foodbank announced that VSECU, a credit union for everybody in Vermont, will again support the organization with $40,000 to support food distribution to Vermonters in need of food. This marks a total of $160,000 that VSECU has donated over 4 years. “We are […]
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Vermont Foodbank’s Brattleboro Distribution Center

Today’s blog is written by Alex Bornstein, Chief Operations Officer at the Vermont Foodbank. The Vermont Foodbank’s Brattleboro warehouse, one of four Foodbank warehouses serving Vermont, has increased pounds distributed by 37% over the last two years, serving as a major catalyst for the Foodbanks overall 23% statewide growth during the same time period.  Distribution […]
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